Winnipeg’s francophone community welcomes you! Discover the tourist attractions of the bilingual neighbourhoods of St. Boniface, St. Vital and St. Norbert, where you will learn more about the long and eventful history of Manitoba’s francophone community and its rich culture.
Manitoba’s southwest region stretches from the Red River Valley to the small francophone community of St. Lazare near the Saskatchewan border, and includes the Pembina Valley region and the Métis community of St. Laurent, on the shores of Lake Manitoba. The area boasts some of the most fertile farmland in the province. Picture endless fields of golden wheat stretched out under a vast azure sky… a breathtaking scene that is typical of this magnificent region so rich in agriculture and history.
Did you know that the local history of Manitoba’s francophone community began in this magnificent region that spans from the area east of the Red River to the Ontario border, where the open prairies meet the rugged landscape of the Canadian Shield?